Activate-Lite! May 16th-May 23rd presents:

Activate!Activate-Lite! May 16th-May 23rd


It's the Commonwealth of Notions' Shannon Cleary taking the helm for this evening's Activate! Enjoy the smooth stylings of great live music that will be hitting Richmond in the coming week. There is a lot of excitement in the air, so if I may, I'd love to provide you with the show calendar for your ears!

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As Always, Thanks for Tuning In and I'll see you at the shows!


NO BS Brass Band – Lando (May 18th @ The Camel w/ Paul Wilson)

Hot Dolphin – Elvis (May 16th @ The Nile w/ Boney Loner, Nervous Ticks and Guitar as Spacebar)

Mutwawa – Militant Shamanism (May 22nd @ Strange Matter w/ Pedestrian Deposit, Nonhorse, Pam Finch, Scant and Heavy Breathing)

The Milkstains – Sand Rash (May 19th @ Riverrock and The Camel w/ Blood Brothers DJs and The Shack Band)

League of Space Pirates – Constant Reminders (May 19th @ Gallery 5)

People's Blues of Richmond – Satisfied (May 19th @ The Canal Club w/ Proverbial)

Proverbial – Ceiling Fan

Now, Sleepyhead – Michelle Aimee (May 17th @ The Camel w/ Chet Vincent and Mica Rose)

The Funk Ark – Pavement (May 19th @ Balliceaux w/ Sir Joe Quarterman as part of the Soul Power 5th Anniversary Weekend happenign May 18th-20th @ Balliceaux)

Mills Family Band – Honest Truth (May 17th @ The Camel; Late Show)

The Super Vacations – Mr. Mystery (May 18th @ Strange Matter w/ The Garbers and Suburban Living)

The Garbers – Thursday Shirt

Good Luck – Stars Were Exploding (May 18th @ Ask A Punk w/ Spoonboy, Double Rainbow, Pedals On Our Pirate Ships and many more)

Pedals on our Pirate Ships – Night of The Living Wage

Double Rainbow – Hands

Glows in the Dark – Through A Glass Darkly (May 16th @ Balliceaux)

Dogs on Main Street – Steel Thunder (May 21st @ Gallery 5 w/ The Low Branches and River Whyless)

The Low Branches – The Room

Long Arms – I Was Thinking (May 17th @ Gallery 5 w/ Farm Vegas and Andrew Leahey & The Homestead)

Motion City Soundtrack – My Favorite Accident (May 17th @ The National w/ The Trillions and Kid is Qual)

The Trillions – When Things Go Wrong

Kid is Qual – Motel, No Tell

The Snowy Owls – Papertooth (May 19th @ Strange Matter w/ Canary Oh Canary, White Laces and Amen Dunes)

Amen Dunes – Bedroom Drum

White Laces – Dissolved Into Color

Canary Oh Canary – Last Night in Sunway Knolls (May 23rd @ The Camel w/ Signs of Iris, Crushed Purple and Ashleigh Chevalier)

Caves/Caverns – Part Two (May 20th @ Strange Matter w/ Cave Bears, Blue Sabbath Black Fiji and Flesh Control)

Shannon Cleary


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    May 16th, 2012

Posted In: Music Shows